Update on Green Bond market
Jean-Marie Masse, Chief Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation, and Frédéric Samama, Co-Head of Institutional Clients Coverage, give an update on the green bond market and the rationale for IFC selecting Amundi as a partner. They further elaborate on the challenges for investors to invest into emerging markets and access to green finance opportunities.
IFC and Amundi successfully close world’s largest green bond fund
IFC and Amundi announced the successful launch of the world’s largest targeted green bond fund focused on emerging markets, the Amundi Planet Emerging Green One (EGO).
01 | A Unique Partnership
Announced at the 2017 World Bank Spring Meeting, the IFC/Amundi partnership is an innovative platform and a pragmatic approach to unlocking institutional investors’ capital flows for climate finance in developing countries.
02 | With applied expertise
Combining deep expertise in both asset management and private sector development in emerging markets this new platform aims to raise institutional investor capital to help developing countries achieve long-term sustainable growth.
03 | Fostering green finance
Strategy designed to stimulate demand and supply of green bonds in emerging markets with the ability to share expertise in climate finance, emerging markets and green bond market in one package..
04 | with impact
With a unique environment, social, and governance policy, Emerging Green One aims to invest into green bonds with measurable green impacts for impact reporting.
Climate Bonds Conference
Back for its 4th edition, the global and annual Climate Bonds Conference, which took place in March in London, gathered more than 900 people from 55 countries and became the largest green bonds event in the world.
On this occasion, Amundi has been rewarded for its unique partnership with the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), spearheading development in green bond financing among emerging markets.
Further to this conference, Frédéric Samama, Head of Institutional Clients Coverage, gave an interview about Amundi Planet Emerging Green one Fund and more globally about Amundi’s commitment in responsible investment.